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Aurora's glory lights up
Aurora's glory lights up

A geomagnetic storm has sparked auroras around both poles - helping set up a stunning photograph taken in Otago.

Experts forecast apocalyptic weather

Intense aerial turbulence, ice storms and scorching heatwaves, huge ocean waves - the world's climate experts forecast apocalyptic…

Alien lifeform hopes raised

Researchers established that tiny life forms were thriving in a lake beneath 800 metres of pack ice, despite not seening…

Stunning space panorama

A photographer has captured a stunning panorama image of the Milky Way on a clear, starry night. Amit Kamble, who is also…

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Russian convoy a 'direct Invasion' video Russian convoy a 'direct Invasion'

Russia sent over 130 aid trucks rolling into rebel-held…

Malaysia lays MH17 dead to rest video Malaysia lays MH17 dead to rest

Malaysia holds a burial ceremony for the first remains…

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'Supermoon' rises in New Zealand skies
'Supermoon' rises in New Zealand skies

Skygazers are hoping for a break in the clouds tonight for a glimpse of the 'supermoon'.

Kiwi-made rocket shatters record
Kiwi-made rocket shatters record

A New Zealand-built rocket has shattered an altitude record after reaching speeds in excess of 2000 km an hour.

'Super-duper' moon to show in NZ skies
'Super-duper' moon to show in NZ skies

A "super-duper" full moon that is bigger and brighter than any other moon this year will appear in the sky on Monday morning…

Comet finally joined by space probe
Comet finally joined by space probe

An unmanned probe swung alongside a comet this week after a 6.4-billion kilometre chase through outer space over the course…

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Pluto's orbit precisely measured
Pluto's orbit precisely measured

Scientists using a high-powered telescope in Chile have been able to measure Pluto's orbit precisely…

Historic rendezvous between comet, space probe

European scientists were preparing for a historic rendezvous on Wednesday between a comet and a space probe after a 10-year…

Space fans 'ride along' for comet hunt'

Space enthusiasts have won a battle to force the authorities to release images from a spacecraft's decade-long interplanetary…

Kiwi help in historic space hook-up

Kiwi-developed technology will assist a historic hook-up when a spacecraft makes its long-awaited date with a comet next…

Round Moon? Time to think again
Round Moon? Time to think again

The Moon has a slight lemon shape, rather than being a nice sphere. Astronomers have now explained it…

Big lift for Kiwi rocket firm

The New Zealand aerospace firm planning to launch a rocket to carry satellites into low earth orbit for a fraction of the…

SpaceX slow to break into military satellite launches

Things aren't going as smoothly as SpaceX might hope in its quest to secure the US Military as a client.

Nasa rover breaks distance record

The US space agency's Opportunity rover has now clocked more kilometres on Mars than any man-made vehicle to reach another…

NZ to get its own space programme

NZ is joining the space race, with Rocket Lab building a world-first launch vehicle in Auckland to make it cheaper to send…

Russian geckos going at it in space despite glitches
Russian geckos going at it in space despite glitches

An orbital sex mission by five Russian geckos has gone from lust in space to lost in space.

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